(SEDALIA, Mo.) For the second straight night, the Mustangs were on the wrong end of some kind of walk-off.
Playing their third game in a week in Sedalia, Nick Delorenze was hit by a Steve Moyers pitch with the bases loaded in the 12th inning, delivering a 3-2 Bombers victory.
The loss is the second straight for St. Joseph (27-17, 20-17) after winning four in a row. Clarinda won 6-3 over Chillicothe Tuesday, giving them a four-game lead on the Mustangs for first in the North Division.
St. Joseph stuck first against against Sedalia just as they did Monday on the A's when Joe Koerper lifted a two-run homer in the fourth inning off Robert Greco. The Sedalia RHP went nine innings, recording 11 strikeouts while giving up just 3 hits.
The Mustangs countered with Redmond Floyd, who struck out nine and allowed two runs on just one hit through 6 1/3 innings.
The Bombers tied the game and sent Floyd to the dugout with a run in the sixth and seventh innings.
Zac Anstine picked up the win with a five-strikeout, spotless three innings of work.
The Mustangs return home Wednesday for the start of their final regular season home stand. They host Chillicothe with a 7 p.m. first pitch.